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, they should be able to move these through quickly. host: vicki needham, thank you for joining us this morning. this is part of the series we're doing on pending trade agreements. yesterday, we looked at south -- south korea. tomorrow we will look at panama. tomorrow, we will hear from the co-founder of the progressive change committee talking about progressives and the obama administration. we'll also talk to scott hodge about taxes and revenue. in our last segment, we will be talking with erik wasson of te "the hill." thank you for joining us. we will see you tomorrow morning. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ ♪ >> next, "newsmakers" ohio congressman jim jordan and then president obama's town hall meeting on twitter. >> this week, congressman jim jordan, republican of ohio and chairman of the republican study committee, welcome. we had two reporters to help us ask questions. the republican study committee as a group of over 175 republican conservative members. the president has said that both si
at the south korean trade agreement. tomorrow we will examine the panama trade deal. vicki needham joins us now to talk about the colombia free trade agreement. what are the basics in the agreement? guest: the biggest thing is for the united states. the united states. 80% of all tariffs going in to colombia are immediately eliminated. that is the first major provision. that would affect a wide majority of industries in the u.s. from agriculture to machinery and computers. that is a huge provision. that happens immediately. over the next five years, there is another break down about 7% of terps broken down. we move forward over the next 10 or 15 years we're pretty much all agricultural products have no tariffs. that is the main issue for u.s. exporters trying to get more down there. we have a $12 billion export business to colombia last year. we expect this could increase those by about $1 billion and increase gdp by $2.5 billion. it should help colombia to get its imports into the u.s. they have had most of their products -- 90% are duty-free. this should level the playing field on that and for
at a proposal to cut federal spending by a flat 1% by federal dollar until 2018. and after that, vicki needham on the u.s.-colombia trade agreement that was reauthorized in 2007, but not the u.s. with details of the pending agreement and the impact on the two countries. plus, your e-mails, phone calls, and tweets. "washington journal" live sunday at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. on "newsmakers," jim jordan, chairman of the republican study committee, talks about the budget and debt ceiling negotiations. the republican study committee is a group of more than 175 house republicans formed to advance a conservative social and economic agenda in the house of representatives. "newsmakers," sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> this weekend on "book tv" on c-span 2, is everything you know about the o.k. corral wrong? jeff guinn tells a different story. on "after words," charles hale looks at the long war of islamism against the international state system. also, the former mexican prime minister. look for the schedule at booktv.org. >> earlier this week, former president bill clinton
his proposal to decrease federal spending by $1. then vicki needham and the united states-columbia trade agreement. washington journal live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> who is really going to get fired up? they are short pants for the incredibly narrow range of choices that we actually have in elected officials. >> in " the declaration of independence," nick gillespie takes on the two-party system. .unday night on c-span's "q&a" >> the richard nixon foundation recently posted a discussion on president nixon's foreign- policy. the panel includes former staff members who work for the nixon foundation -- nixon administration. this took place at the u.s. navy memorial in washington, d.c. it runs one hour 45 minutes. specifically addressing the cold war strategy and his effect upon it. it is my pleasure to have you here with us today. this navy memorial has been here for now 22 years. we are in existence to honor the service of people who have served in all the sea services, navy, marine corps and the merchant marines. president nixon was in the navy. he served in the sec
at a proposal to cut federal spending until 2018. after that, vicki needham from 'the hill" on the trade agreement between u.s. and colombia. emails, phnone calls, and tweets live at 7:00 on c-span. >> this weekend on c-span3, on a first encounters between native americans coming year pants, and africans in the new world. harvard professors on the role of african-american soldiers during the civil war. and recalling his childhood in an internment camp in ohio and the japanese-american experience. get the complete schedule at c- span.org/history. >> and next, a house subcommittee hearing on proposed changes to social security benefits. we will hear about how they can affect the program and future beneficiaries. the want to raise the retirement age and pay more in social security taxes. this is one hour, 25 minutes. >> good morning to all of you. we want to get this meeting started at a time, so i bring this meeting to order. we heard a few weeks ago from the public trustees that unless congress acts in 200036 that social security revenues will only cover 77% -- unless congress acts by 203
. we will talk with vicki needham about the pending free-trade agreement between the u.s. and colombia. we will see you at 7:00 tomorrow morning. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> we will return to our regular programming at about 25 minutes, but we wanted to spend some time talking about betty ford. her efforts did when her the presidential award of freedom. she was a powerful advocate of women's rights and helped reduce the social stigma surrounding addiction. back in 1997, mrs. ford spoke at the richard nixon library in california about her time in the white house. here is a look. >> it certainly is an honor for me today to be here at the richard nixon library and birthplace. my has been an -- my husband and i enjoyed a longstanding relationship with dick and pat nixon that goes as far back as 1949. being here today in this magnificent building that pays tribute to our wonderful group of friends is a very special honor, but it is also a very touching moment for me because we have been here for on many
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